People to Meet: Area Networking Events

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By Prince William Living

Brought to you by the Prince William Chamber of Commerce, the strongest voice for the business community in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan region. Finding people to meet and business networking events is always important. And Prince William Living is all about community, making connections and supporting quality of life. Here are just a few upcoming events where you can get connected!

Manassas Social Netwalking
This group meets at 8 a.m. in the parking lot of the Wellington Community Center Pool. They begin walking by 8:08 a.m., heading down Clover Hill Road before hanging a right onto the paved trail that weaves throughout the Wellington community. They walk approximately three miles over the 60 minutes, ending back where they started. Hosted by Tiffany Izenour of Freedom Property Management & Sales. Fridays, 8 to 9 a.m. | Meet at Wellington Community Center Pool, 9700 Wellington Road, Manassas, Check here for up-to-date information.

Strategies to Help Enhance Your Job Search

Attend this FREE, in-person workshop and learn how to master the online job search, effectively network, and ace the interview! Whether you’re looking for a job or considering a career change, this workshop is designed to help you make a smooth transition.  Learn how to develop your personal brand, take inventory of your skills, grow your network, navigate the modern job search with confidence, and update and age-proof your resume. Registration required at aarp.cvent.com/jobswadc or 1-866-740-7588. Thursday, June 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Haymarket-Gainesville Library, 14760 Lightner Road, Haymarket

 

 

 

Small Business 101 Workshop

Tips and resources for starting and managing a small business. For more information email smartmoney@pwcgov.org. Sign up: bit.ly/SmallBus101. Thursday, June 20, 12 to 1:15 p.m.| Virtual

Prince William Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting

The Prince William Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting will include the installation of the 2024-2025 Board of Directors and a message from the outgoing Chair Gary Jones II, Summit Community Bank, and the incoming Chair Marty Nohe, Appliance Connection.  Register here. Thursday, June 20, 4 to 7 p.m. | The Farm Brewery at Broad Run, 16015 John Marshall Highway, Broad Run

 

Virginia Housing First Time Home Buyer Education Seminar

Making your home buying experience a success! This six-hour seminar held on Saturdays brings you expert guest speakers including a lender and real estate professional who will explain how each step of the process works and answer your questions. This is the best way to prepare for the financials and paperwork that come with homeownership in just one session. Feel free to bring yourself a snack/lunch/drink. Please email smartmoney@pwcgov.org or call 703-792-6287 for more information. Space is limited! Saturday, June 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Ferlazzo Building – Leesylvania Conference Room, 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Woodbridge
 
Fire & Rescue Life Safety Information & Education Pop Up
The Prince William County Fire & Rescue System is hosting Fire and Life Safety information and education pop up on Saturdays this summer, which will cover smoke alarm program, file of life program, when to call 911, emergency preparedness, and recruitment. Attendees will be able to tour Fire & Rescue apparatus, meet Fire & Rescue personnel and special guest Sparky the Fire Dog! Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Bel Air Elementary School, 14151 Ferndale Road, Woodbridge and Saturday, July 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Williams Elementary School, 3100 Panther Pride Drive, Dumfries

Strategic Plan Focus Group

The purpose of the community/resident focus groups is to hear opinions from residents about your quality of life and services in PWC (current state) and to solicit input regarding future priorities. The focus group setting will provide the opportunity to drill down into some of the residents’ responses. The session will be facilitated by the strategic planning consultant (Performance Breakthroughs, Inc. or PBI). Register here. Monday, June 24, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Zoom meeting

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Sweeney Barn is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive. All residents are invited to come forward and donate blood, supporting a vital cause that saves lives. Register here. Monday, July 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Sweeney Barn, 9310 Discovery Blvd., Manassas

Email Marketing Evolution: Winning Strategies for Wedding Pros

On July 10, join us online at the next Women’s Wedding Network Seminar for an insightful and dynamic session on “Email Marketing Evolution: Winning Strategies for Wedding Pros.” In the ever-changing landscape of digital marketing, staying ahead of the curve is crucial. This seminar is designed specifically for wedding professionals who want to master the art of email marketing and drive their business to new heights. Don’t miss out on this educational Women’s Wedding Network; the knowledge learned here can help elevate your business to new heights. This is a ZOOM meeting. Get your FREE tickets today!  Wednesday, July 10, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Zoom meeting

Prince William 4-H Young Entrepreneurs at the Manassas Park Farmers Market

Support local young business leaders as they sell their products at the Manassas Park Farmers’  Market! Prince William 4-H Young Entrepreneurs have completed a series of workshops to learn the basics of running a small business. From product design, to budgeting, to business finance, our youth are ready to put their new skills to the test. Come out and shop to support these budding local businesses! Saturday, July 13, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. | 100 Park Central Plaza, Manassas Park
 
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More Networking Opportunities

Want more great networking opportunities in the Prince William and Manassas areas?

These events are current as of the time we receive the information, and we make every attempt to be accurate. Be sure to check with the event sponsor or hosting organization prior to attending any event. Prince William Living is not responsible for event schedule changes or group policies. Do you know of another great online community event our readership should know about? Click here to request we include it on our events calendar. Sign up here to get this column in your email.

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